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Carolina Panthers Invest In First Vision Multi-Definition Production Switchers

  • (Posted by SFN on May 30, 2007 5:18 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
"Ross Video has announced the Carolina Panthers have invested in the first Vision 3 multi-definition production switcher for stadium game day applications...A long list of other enhancements including built-in manuals, Linux based OS, and integration with the OverDrive control system makes Vision the most advanced switcher on the market."

Elive 0.6.7 development released

  •; By Thanatermesis (Posted by SFN on Apr 20, 2007 11:30 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: Announcements; Groups: Debian
After a HUGE amount of work on that version, a migration to new hosting (you can see the websites faster now!), and all the mirrors of Elive broken, Elive has finally released the version 0.6.7 with a LOT of good changes.

"Open Source and Linux Has No Place in OLPC"

  •; By Brandon Watts (Posted by SFN on Mar 29, 2007 11:29 PM EDT)
  • Groups: Linux; Story Type: News Story
While reading the "Rent Your Operating System" story a second time, I came across this little gem. I have no idea how I missed it the first time.

Questions I’d like to see customers asked about the Microsoft-Novell deal

Microsoft and Novell are touting the results of a new survey (paid for by Microsoft and Novell) that found 200 IT managers to be largely in favor of the interoperability deal announced on November 2 by the two software vendors.

Wallace Appeal on GPL Ruling rejected

  • Groklaw; By The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit (Posted by SFN on Nov 20, 2006 10:47 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has handed down a ruling rejecting Daniel Wallace's claim that the GPL violates Federal Antitrust Laws.

First Middle East Bank to Run on "BANKS" Solution System

  • NAMC Worldwide Newsroom; By TRACCS Jordan (Posted by SFN on Feb 8, 2005 4:39 PM EDT)
  • Story Type: Press Release; Groups: Red Hat
Jordan Commercial Bank (JCBank) in December 2004 became the first bank in the Middle East to run its integrated banking application in a Red Hat Linux and Oracle 10G environment.

Financial Industry Floats Open-Source Messaging Standard

A coalition of financial institutions is working to develop an open-source alternative to proprietary message queuing technology, hoping to make Web services and service-oriented architectures fit for duty on Wall Street.

Czech Post turns to SUSE LINUX to Support Postal Operations

  • (Posted by SFN on Jan 30, 2005 5:46 AM EDT)
  • Story Type: News Story; Groups: SUSE
Czech Post is the second largest employer in the Czech Republic with nearly 3,400 post offices and 40,000 employees. The company delivers nearly a billion letters and receives more than 100 million postal orders each year. Czech Post considered upgrading its existing hardware, but that would have required significant updates to its APOST software and increased training costs. As a foundation for a new and centralized system, Czech Post selected SUSE LINUX technology.